No Taiwanese injured in London explosion: MOFA

Taiwan keeps monitoring situation

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/09/15
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – No Taiwanese citizens have been reported injured in the

A victim of the London Underground attack being helped away from the scene. (By Associated Press)

London Underground attack which hurt 22 people during the morning rush hour Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said.

Police said an “improvised explosive device” was possibly detonated by a timer on a train at the Parsons Green station in southwest London. Many passengers suffered burns, but some were also trampled in the panic after the blast, when people rushed out of the train.

MOFA said it called the Taiwanese representative office in London immediately after news of the incident broke, but following contacts with local police, there were no reports yet of any Taiwanese nationals being injured.    [FULL  STORY]

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